October 10, 2023

EBA Benchmarking Workshop: Registration


Managing workforce challenges and use of Scorecard data in Blood Establishments

October 10-11, 2023 | Fondazione Ca’ Granda IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Milano, Italy
In-person event

European Blood Alliance is delighted to announce that registration are open to the annual EBA Benchmarking Workshop, supported by the EBA Benchmarking Working Group. The event is set to take place on the 10th and 11th of October 2023, and is kindly hosted by our members the Centro Nazionale Sangue and Fondazione Ca’ Granda IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Milano.

This annual workshop is an invaluable opportunity for blood services professionals across Europe to share experiences, explore innovative practices, and collectively address the challenges of our ever-evolving industry. This year, our focus is on “Managing Workforce Challenges and Use of Scorecard Data in Blood Establishments” – a critical topic for all our members.

Programme Highlights

Our diverse programme is designed to inform and inspire, covering key areas such as:

  • Be the first to learn the results of the annual EBA Benchmarking Scorecard
  • Addressing the new expectations of blood establishment (BE) organizations and staff
  • Retaining medical expertise within your BE
  • Harnessing modern tools and techniques
  • Strategies to improve workforce situation and adjusting qualification requirements
  • Understanding scorecard data collection and utilization
  • Measuring donor satisfaction and response
  • Exploring the European Commission on CER Directive and HERA with regard to BE

Interactive case studies from fellow European countries and engaging group discussions will ensure rich learning opportunities for all attendees.

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Historic Venue

Venue: Fondazione Ca’ Granda IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore
Address: Via Francesco Sforza 28, 20122 Milano

The workshop will be held at the historic Fondazione Ca’ Granda IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Milano. Founded in 1456 by the Duke Francesco Sforza, it is one of the oldest hospitals in Italy. Its art collection, medical archive, and historical significance create an inspiring backdrop to our vital discussions. Expect to be awed by over 900 portraits of benefactors, the Hospital banner realized by Gio Ponti in 1932, and an impressive collection of medical instruments – true testament to the Policlinico’s devotion to art, culture, and history. Read more

Blood Establishment visit

You will have the opportunity to visit the Blood Establishment of the Policlinico Milano on 10th October in the morning, before the workshop starts. If you would like to take part, please indicate this in the registration form.

Registration Information

Please note that registration for this event is open exclusively to EBA members. We strongly encourage you to take advantage of this unique opportunity to connect with colleagues across Europe and contribute to shared learning.

Registration fees: The registration fee includes full attendance to the Workshop, coffee breaks and lunch on the two days and dinner on 10 October evening. The fee for this workshop is €130.

Registrations are now closed.

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We look forward to your contribution to this pivotal event. Should you have any questions or require further information, please don’t hesitate to [Contact Us].


Remember, participants are responsible for their own accommodation arrangements. We’ve curated a list of recommended hotels for your convenience. From luxury to budget-friendly, find your perfect base for the workshop duration. Prices are likely to increase as the summer progresses, do book as soon as you can.

Name Address Distance to Meeting (km/m) Hotel website
Novotel Milano Nord Ca Granda Viale Suzzani 13, Milan 7 km https://all.accor.com/hotel/1140/index.en.shtml
Ibis Milano Centro Via Finocchiaro, Aprile 2, Milan 3 km https://all.accor.com/hotel/0933/index.en.shtml
The Westin Palace Milan Piazza Della Republica 20, Milan 5 km https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/milwi-the-westin-palace-milan/overview/
Grand Visconti Palace Milano Viale Isonzo, 14, Milan 2,1 km https://www.grandviscontipalace.com/
Una Mediterraneo Hotel Via Lodovico 14, Milan 1,8 km https://www.gruppouna.it/en/unahotels/unahotels-mediterraneo-milano
Uptown Palace Via Santa Sofia 10, Milan 750 m https://www.uptownpalace.com/
NH Collection Milano Touring Via Iginio Ugo Tarchetti 2, Milan 4,4 km https://www.nh-hotels.com/hotel/nh-collection-milano-touring

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